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September 11, 2020

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Highway 371 resurface project from Hackensack to Highway 200 begins September 21

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 371 will experience lane closures, pilot cars and short-term delays as crews begin resurfacing the highway from Hackensack to Highway 200.

The construction will create a safer and longer lasting road. The contractor for the $1.1 million project is Hawkinson Construction Co. Inc. The project is expected to last through mid-October, weather permitting. For more information, visit the website at mndot.gov/d2/projects/2020/hwy371-resurface.

Road work continues to be a critical service. MnDOT is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and all Minnesotans. Crews continue to follow the guidance of state and federal health officials to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

MnDOT reminds drivers to slow down, avoid distractions and follow traffic signs in work zones.

Please join the MnDOT District 2 Facebook group for updates on construction, road conditions and other transportation related topics at facebook.com/groups/mndotnorthwest. For a complete list of projects for 2020, please visit mndot.gov/d2.

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